The following are qualities the Trustees and Staff of The Malone Family Foundation favor when reviewing grant requests:
Maximum Impact - Our goal is to improve the lives for the largest number of people.
Innovative Solutions - The creativity and adequacy of the proposed action must be meaningful in the problem undertaken.
Long Term Value - The program or project must have longer-term value.
Superior Management - The capability of organization and its personnel will be evaluated in terms of experience, past performance and creativity.
Realistic Planning - The applying entity should be able to demonstrate its ability to develop meaningful and attainable objectives within practical timeframes and to operate within a predetermined budget.
Financial Capability - Programs and projects should be supported by realistic budgets and demonstrate that the entity has support from other organizations.
Trackable Results - The organization must have procedures in place for periodic program evaluation.
Reliability of Information - Grants will only be made where there is fiscal responsibility including adequate accounting procedures and an annual audit.